Best Horror Movies of 1983


The Phantom of the Opera

5.6/10 IMDB

Made for TV Version of the classic story

Starring: Maximilian Schell, Jane Seymour, Michael York, Jeremy Kemp, Diana Quick, Philip Stone, Paul Brooke ..
Directed by: Robert Markowitz
Release date: 1983-01-29

Cross Country

5.1/10 IMDB

After a woman is found butchered in her New York apartment, suspicion falls on her estranged husband, an ad executive who has suddenly left town on a cross-country road trip. He takes along a beautiful girl he met in a bar and a drifter he picked up along the way. A cop sets out after the husband, but he's more interested in shaking him down than bringing him back.

Starring: Richard Beymer, Nina Axelrod, Michael Ironside, Brent Carver, David Connor, George Sperdakos, Michael Kane, August Schellenberg, Bradley Paul, Roberta Weiss ..
Directed by: Paul Lynch
Release date: 1983-11-18
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Suffer, Little Children

Suffer, Little Children

4.4/10 IMDB

A mute child arrives at a children's home and starts terrorizing the other children with her demonic powers.

Starring: Colin Chamberlain, Ginny Rose, Jon Hollanz, Nicola Diana, Mark Insull, Joanna Bryant, Sharnilla Babjee ..
Directed by: Alan Briggs
Release date: 1983-08-21
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Geek Maggot Bingo or The Freak from Suckweasel Mountain

Geek Maggot Bingo or The Freak from Suckweasel Mountain

3.0/10 IMDB

From the warped mind of underground auteur Nick Zedd comes this campy horrorfest that follows screwy scientist Dr. Frankenberry as he attempts to resurrect the dead, aided by his hunchbacked minion. Adding to the twisted fun are Donna Death as bloodsucking temptress Scumbalina, Richard Hell as punk-rock cowboy crooner the Rawhide Kid and Tyler Smith as Frankenberry’s monstrous two-headed creation, Formaldehyde Man.

Starring: Richard Hell, Brenda Bergman, Robert Andrews, Donna Death ..
Directed by: Nick Zedd
Release date: 1983-04-01
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : The Dark Angel

The Dark Angel

6.9/10 IMDB

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Starring: Lynx Canon, Don Fernando, Lynn Francis, Genoa, Jamie Gillis, Phaedra Grant, Blair Harris, Mick Jones, Desiree Lane, Mari Lynn ..
Directed by: Pieter Vanderbilt
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : The Demons of Ludlow

The Demons of Ludlow

3.4/10 IMDB

A murderous demon lurks inside an antique piano in a picturesque coastal town.

Starring: Paul von Hausen, Stephanie Cushna, Carol Perry, C. Dave Davis, Debra Dulman, Patricia J. Statz, Mary Walden, Michael Accardo, Don Arthur, Deanna Haas ..
Directed by: Bill Rebane
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Via degli specchi

Via degli specchi

5.7/10 IMDB

Giallo from 1983

Starring: Nicole Garcia, Milva, Heinz Bennent, Claudio Bigagli, Massimo Serato ..
Directed by: Giovanna Gagliardo
Release date: 1983-02-01
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Trial by Terror

Trial by Terror

5.4/10 IMDB

A couple moves into a new home and find success and happiness, but soon their dream becomes a nightmare when they hear chilling voices in the night, vandalous attacks and a faceless, nameless menace threatens to destroy them. The law won't help, and when an intruder is shot and killed, their ordeal has just begun.

Starring: Martin Landau, Kay Lenz, Alma Martinez, Colleen Camp, Allen Garfield, Wayne Crawford ..
Directed by: Hildy Brooks
Release date: 1983-01-01

The Being

4.2/10 IMDB

Toxic waste dumping in a small Idaho town turns a young boy into horrible mutant monster. The town's police chief and a government scientist team up to stop the monster, which is quickly killing off the town's citizenry.

Starring: Martin Landau, Marianne Gordon, Bill Osco, José Ferrer, Dorothy Malone, Ruth Buzzi, The Unknown Comic, Kinky Friedman, Johnny Dark, Kent Perkins ..
Directed by: Jackie Kong
Release date: 1983-11-18
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Mausoleum


5.1/10 IMDB

Traumatized by her mother's death, young Susan is becoming possessed by the same demon that possessed her mother before she died. More and more her husband and psychiatrist are noticing the strange changes

Starring: Bobbie Bresee, Marjoe Gortner, Norman Burton, Maurice Sherbanee, LaWanda Page, Laura Hippe, Shari Mann, William Vail ..
Directed by: Michael Dugan
Release date: 1983-05-01

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